Course Description

Diploma in Counselling Skills - Level 2

Diploma in Counselling Skills - Level 2 is a course run by South London College, Dublin. It is a 'Online Learning' course with a duration of 100 Guided Learning Hours. Diploma in Counselling Skills - Level 2 gives a Course Qualification of Diploma. For more information about Diploma in Counselling Skills - Level 2 at South London College, please review the details below.

Diploma in Counselling Skills – Level 2

Would you like to improve your counselling skills to make great progress within the industry? Then get on board this Diploma in Counselling Skills – Level 2 to master all the skills needed for a prosperous counselling career. This counselling course is packed with intensive modules that will mold you into a skilled counsellor who has the ability to make great impacts in his/her customers. This training course is a guaranteed way to open up various employment and progression opportunities, provided you have a recognised qualification in any disciple to enroll in this course.

To become a skilled professional in any field, it is vital to first understand one’s self and the personal qualities to develop it accordingly. Therefore, this course will first focus on developing self-understanding and personal qualities. You will learn how to identify issues within a client to provide the appropriate support, followed by modules that will provide an insight into the core counselling skills. This program will also further help you understand and demonstrate these counselling skills to level up your counselling career.

Although counselling requires the client to be very open about his/her issues to get support, there are a few boundaries that has to be followed by both the counsellor and client to ensure a comfortable counselling environment. Hence, this course will also touch on this aspect of counselling, after which you will get to learn about counselling theories and diversity and ethics in a counselling environment.

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Global Edulink* has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink* to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

*South London College is an approved reselling partner for ABC Awards courses under Global Edulink

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Course Curriculum
1: Developingself-Understanding And Personal Qualities
2: Identifying And Aceessing Support
3: Understanding Core Counselling Skills
4: Understanding Boundaries In Counselling Relationships
5: Understanding And Demonstrating Counselling Skills
6: Understanding Counselling Skills And Theories
7: Understanding Diversity And Ethics

Who Is This Course Aimed at?

Job seekers
Counselling professionals
Anyone willing to get skilled in counselling

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time

Method of Assessment In order to complete the Diploma in counselling skills – level 2 successfully, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments


At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).


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Training ProviderSouth London College
Course LocationDublin
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course QualificationDiploma
Course Duration100 Guided Learning Hours
Course Fee99
Entry RequirementsLearners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT. A recognised qualification in any discipline.
Carear PathCounsellor School counsellor Mental health counsellor Legal counsellor Senior counsellor Other jobs you can get Career and employment counsellor Student counsellor Rehabilitation counsellor
Phone+44 203 884 3001
Course CodeQLS-04837
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35-37 Ludgate Hill, London, Dublin, United Kingdom. Eircode: EC4M 7JN

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